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One of the most striking things about the experience was the abundance of Blackberries, iPhones, and other digital devices seemingly in the hands of the entire populace.

I even noticed when I met with one of the UAE Rulers that he carries his iPhone like a warrior with a weapon.

I also noticed that in the UAE, protocol dictates stashing your digital device during face-to-face conversations and when making large, and small, business presentations – it’s considered rude and shows disinterest to do otherwise.

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